Tom's Big Spiders - Tarantulas and Inverts

What the Heck Are These Poecilotheria "Hobby Forms"?

April 18, 2021 Tom Moran Season 4 Episode 12
Tom's Big Spiders - Tarantulas and Inverts
What the Heck Are These Poecilotheria "Hobby Forms"?
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Tom's Big Spiders - Tarantulas and Inverts
What the Heck Are These Poecilotheria "Hobby Forms"?
Apr 18, 2021 Season 4 Episode 12
Tom Moran
UGH. Hot on the heels of the last podcast about being an informed hobbyist and hobby responsibility, I got sucked into this little discussion. Since recording this, I've been approached by two other keepers asking if I saw it and by one asking me if it was now legal for the Sri Lankan species to be sold across state lines.  It sounds like someone has thought of a "clever" way to get around this ban...

For folks who want more background to this story, please check out the following articles:

TARANTULA HYBRIDIZATION IN THE HOBBY

THE USFW RULING ON SRI LANKAN POECILOTHERIA SPECIES

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UGH. Hot on the heels of the last podcast about being an informed hobbyist and hobby responsibility, I got sucked into this little discussion. Since recording this, I've been approached by two other keepers asking if I saw it and by one asking me if it was now legal for the Sri Lankan species to be sold across state lines.  It sounds like someone has thought of a "clever" way to get around this ban...

For folks who want more background to this story, please check out the following articles:

TARANTULA HYBRIDIZATION IN THE HOBBY

THE USFW RULING ON SRI LANKAN POECILOTHERIA SPECIES